In a release from Tim Crose, Pacific County Fire Marshal, he says that Pacific County fire districts and departments are working in cooperation with the Washington Department of Natural Resources and other SW Washington Counties to enact restrictions on all outdoor burning on a temporary basis, until conditions moderate.
The ban begins as of this week and all residential burning associated with land clearing is prohibited until April 21st at midnight or when conditions moderate.
Recreational campfires are still allowed if built in improved fire pits in designated campgrounds, such as those typically found in local, county, and state parks and in commercial campgrounds.
On private land, campfires are permitted with the landowner’s permission if built in the following approved manner:
You are asked to contact your local fire district for further information and also the Washington State Department of Natural Resources for updates on burn restrictions at 1-800-323-BURN or visit their website at www2.wadnr.gov/burn-risk.
Contact ORCAA at 1-800-422-5623 or visit their website at www.orcaa.org.
You can also contact our office in Long Beach at 360-642-9382; or South Bend at 360-875-9356.